1651 PERSPECTIVE Dutch Architecture ART Optics Amsterdam RARE Vredeman de Vries

VRIES, Johannes Vredeman de

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Hans Vredeman de Vries was a prominent Dutch architect who is best known for his 16th-century treatises on perspective and ornamental architecture. In 1604 he published his ‘Theory and Practice of Perspective’, a work which instructed architects on construction, optics, and building design.

 

The impressive double-page plates designed by Hendrik Hondius depict architectural views, arches, stairwells and staircases, columns, ceilings, and roofs. This edition was published in 1651, two parts in one.

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1651 PERSPECTIVE Dutch Architecture ART Optics Amsterdam RARE Vredeman de Vries

 

Hans Vredeman de Vries was a prominent Dutch architect who is best known for his 16th-century treatises on perspective and ornamental architecture. In 1604 he published his ‘Theory and Practice of Perspective’, a work which instructed architects on construction, optics, and building design.

 

The impressive double-page plates designed by Hendrik Hondius depict architectural views, arches, stairwells and staircases, columns, ceilings, and roofs. This edition was published in 1651, two parts in one.

 

Item number: #14056

Price: $950

 

VRIES, Johannes Vredeman de

 

Perspectiva theoretica ac practica. Hoc est, opus opticum absolvtissimvm: …

 

Amstelodami, : sumptibus ac typis Joannis Janssonii, 1647 [i.e. 1651].

 

Details:

  • Collation: textually complete with all pages; 2 parts in 1
    • [2], 24
    • 51 engravings present
    • Note: Engraved title page dated 1651
  • Language: Latin
  • Binding: Vellum; secure
  • Size: ~12.5in X 8.25in (31.5cm x 21cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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14056

Category

Arts & Architecture

Authors

VRIES, Johannes Vredeman de

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

Latin

Binding

Vellum

Book Condition

Excellent